New Moon in Cancer 🦀 July 5, 2024

artist: Christian Schussele & James M. Sommerville (c. 1859) Friday, July 5 🌑 4:57 pm CDT Falling halfway through Cancer Season, the New Moon rises slowly above the crab’s tender ocean. Cancer is a water sign representing home, both interior (inner life and emotional security) and exterior (roots and physical space). The crab is as Read More

Mercury Retrograde ☿ Summer 2024

Mercury in Leo: July 2-25 Mercury in Virgo: July 25 – Aug 4 Mercury Retrograde in Virgo: Aug 4-14 Mercury Retrograde in Leo: Aug 14-28 Mercury in Leo: Aug 28 – Sep 9 Mercury in Virgo: Sep 9-26 Planets in retrograde are not spinning backwards; retrograde motion is an optical illusion as seen from Earth. Read More

Neptune Retrograde in Pisces ♆ 2024

July 2 – Dec 7, 2024 Planets in retrograde are not spinning backwards – it is an optical illusion as seen from Earth due to the fact that planets travel at their own respective speeds around the sun. In astrology, this illusion manifests as a “backwards” functioning of the planetary roles. Click here to learn more about Read More

Saturn Retrograde in Pisces ♄ 2024

artist: Mia Ohki June 29 – Nov 15, 2024 Planets in retrograde are not actually spinning backwards – it is an optical illusion as seen from Earth. Backwards motion appears to happen when Earth passes slower moving planets in the outer solar system. In astrology, this illusion manifests as a “backwards” functioning of the planetary roles. Click here to learn Read More

Last Quarter Moon in Aries ☾ June 28, 2024

artist: Jenna Barton Friday, June 28 @ 3:53 pm CDT The Waning Last Quarter Moon rises at midnight, peaks at dawn, and sets at noon all over the world. At this station, the restless moon in Aries squares the tender Cancer sun. Last quarter moons are turning points or crossroads, clearing the way for the new moon / Read More

Full Moon in Capricorn 🐐 June 21, 2024

artist: Hiro Isono Friday, June 21 🌕 7:08 pm CDT Just one day after Summer Solstice 2024, sun and moon oppose one another in homebody Cancer and Capricorn, the engineer and architect, keeper of time, mechanic of longevity. This full moon speaks to home, work, and purpose. Both of these archetypes want to be settled. Sometimes Read More

Cancer Season 🦀 Summer Solstice 2024

artist: Isabelle Simler June 20 (Summer Solstice) – July 22, 2024 Your sun sign is just one planet in your star soup. Curious about the rest? Contact me for a natal chart reading! Every year Cancer season begins on the summer solstice. Can you feel it? Gemini’s wind giving way to Cancer’s sweet rain? Mercurial Gemini sinks Read More

Mercury in Cancer ☿ 2024

artist: Käthe Butcher June 17 – July 2, 2024 Mercury rules the mind, thoughts, communication, and social world. For the last week, Mercury has been spinning “at home” in Gemini. This transit brings significant movement and activity each year. You may move to a new place, for example, or end an important relationship. New plans are Read More

Venus in Cancer ♀ 2024

June 17 – July 11, 2024 With Venus in Gemini since the last full moon, our primary lesson is detachment. It’s not fucking easy. And the thing is, we all need connection and detachment, not just detachment. Balancing these needs brings peace. Still, Gemini’s heart vacillates unpredictably between insatiable nearness and foggy distance. Gemini’s presence is Read More